Nesting Season

Winged courtship, raising chicks, and fledging.

Recently hatched Great Blue Heron chicks looking expectantly for their next meal.
A juvenile Great Blue Heron looking at his parent.
These Anhinga chicks spent the day squabbling, eating, and closely watching for the next meal delivery, and sleeping.
Great Blue Herons building a nest. The male landed with a branch and they squabbled over where to place the branch.
A Great Blue Heron feeding a juvenile.
This juvenile Great Horned Owl fledged in the past one or two days.
A Great Egret in breeding plumage. The green coloration on the beak only appears during mating season.
One of these Anhinga chicks woke up just after sunrise, the other slept in.